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Announcing the 15 Top Health Systems — who made the list for 2017?

The annual Truven Health 15 Top Health Systems study results were announced on April 24. The study, part of the 100 Top Hospitals® program, identifies the highest-performing health systems in the nation, based on a balanced, objective scorecard of clinical, operational and financial measures. The study also provides informational benchmarks to help guide performance improvement across the industry. Read more.


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Executive Compensation Study

Truven Health Analytics™ and Mercer teamed to investigate whether there is a correlation between CEO compensation and hospital performance on a balanced scorecard. The study showed there is a strong alignment for the highest level of performance. However, the study also found that 80% of hospitals do not perform well on a balanced scorecard. Instead, compensation appears to be designed to incent the CEO to pursue metrics mandated by CMS – leading to potentially dangerous imbalances in performance. Download the white paper


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Baldrige and 100 Top Hospitals: Redefining Excellence
Congratulations to 2014 Baldrige award recipients and 100 Top Hospitals winners Hill Country Memorial, Fredericksburg, TX and St. David’s HealthCare, Austin, TX. The correlation between Baldrige award recipients and 100 Top Hospitals winners was cited by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Truven Health SVP Jean Chenoweth, comments on effects a leadership team has, resulting in performance excellence.



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Understanding Our Methodologies

Learn more about the key performance measures that are tracked in our 100 Top Hospitals methodologies.



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For 20+ years, Truven Health Analytics has produced the esteemed 100 Top Hospitals® study — identifying the best hospitals in the nation based on independent, public data and providing unique insights into the balanced organizational performance of all U.S. hospitals.